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Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8 Lens

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Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8 lens

Optical design

Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony A / Minolta A, Sony A / Minolta A

First year of production: 1985

Last year of production: 2006

Optical design: 5 elements in 5 groups

User reviews (2)

Photos (7)

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Owners (17)

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Average price: $134


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Additional information:


The Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8  is a wide-angle lens, remarkable for its compact size and good color rendering.

The optical scheme of the Minolta AF 28 F2.8 helps to eliminate almost all aberrations.

  • Full frame and APS-C:  designed for FF  APS-C equivalent - 42mm
  • Angle of View:  75° on full frame, 50°  on APS-C.
  • Barrel extension when focusing:  Yes
  • Filter rotation:  No
  • Max. magnification: 0.13x
  • Dimensions (diameter x length): 66mm х 43mm
  • Delivery kit:front and rear caps, user's manual.
  • Fit and finish: very good

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Posted by: shubshik   Date of publication: 03.10.2010

Photos taken with this lens Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8:

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Mechanical quality4.007
Optical quality4.287
Pricing / Value4.867
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Owner reviews: Minolta AF 28 mm  f/ 2.8

Ferenc Boloni 24.08.2017 04:44:21
Period of use: 2 years


For me even on full frame indors or close shots not performs great , but i keep it for one reason in night photography at big distances brings great details .


It have a lot .


Maybe mine lens is so crazy indors or close shot are not clear at all but in night photography big distances brings great details.

jnaberle 11.08.2017 22:03:35
Period of use: 2 years


- great bokeh

- low wight

- great mechanic


- plastic body


Perfect, lens for city and landscape photography, but also usefúll for makrophotography. Great lens. One of my favorits.